Ballast water convention pushed at least one year

The new ratifications for the ballast water convention were not sufficient to make the convention come into force. As such, 2016 will not be the year in which the long-anticipated convention is becomes effective.
Photo: IMO
Photo: IMO

Close - and yet so far away. That is the conclusion after a month and a half of waiting for a statement from the IMO about whether the convention aimed at cleaning ships' ballast water will come into force this year. And it will not, informs the IMO.

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